Brian Swick, MD, FAAD


Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 40025 Pomerantz Family Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



BS, Geology, Iowa State University
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa - Des Moines
Residency, Dermatology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Dermatopathology, under Loren E Golitz MD and James E Fitzpatrick MD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Licensure and Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Dermatopathology
State of Nebraska Medical License, Nebraska Board of Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology
State of Colorado Medical License, Colorado Board of Medicine
State of Iowa Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine

Research Summary

My interests include all aspects of medical dermatology and non-Mohs surgery. In addition, I am clinically active as a dermatopathologist at the University of Iowa and the Iowa City VAMC as well as serving on the melanoma biweekly tumor board. My non-clinical interests include resident and medical student education.

Selected Publications

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Lester E, Swick B.  Eosinophils in biopsy specimens of lichen sclerosus: a not uncommon finding.  J Cutan Path.  2015 January. 42(1):16-21.

 C, Asarch A, Swick B.  Black spot poison ivy.  Int J Dermatol.  2014 June. 53(6):752-3.

Rysgaard C, Alexander E, Swick B.  Nodular secondary syphilis with associated granulomatous inflammation: case report and literature review.  J Cutan Pathol.  2014 April. 41(4):370-9.

Wilson T, Stone M, Swick B.  Histiocytoid Sweet Syndrome With Haloed Myeloid Cells Masquerading as a Cryptococcal Infection.  Am J Dermatopathol.  2014 March. 36(3):264-9.

Ferguson N, Wendel A, Farah R, Liu V, Swick B.  Postsurgical erosive papulonodular dermatosis.  J Am Acad Dermatol.  2013 October. 69(4):e188-9.

Swick B, Srikantha R, Messingham K.  Specific analysis of KIT and PDGFR-alpha expression and mutational status in Merkel cell carcinoma.  J Cutan Pathol.  2013 July. 40(7):623-30.

Ferguson N, Asarch A, VanBeek M, Swick B.  Acute mucocutaneous methotrexate toxicity associated with interface dermatitis and numerous eosinophils.  Am J Dermatopathol.  2013 June. 35(4):e63-6.

Fernandez K, Liu V, Swick B.  Nonuremic calciphylaxis associated with histologic changes of pseudoxanthoma elasticum.  Am J Dermatopathol.  2013 February. 35(1):106-8.

Wilson T, Legler A, Madison K, Fairley J, Swick B.  Erythema migrans: a spectrum of histopathologic changes.  Am J Dermatopathol.  2012 December. 34(8):834-7.

Swick B.  Polymerase chain reaction-based molecular diagnosis of cutaneous infections in dermatopathology.  Semin Cutan Med Surg.  2012 December. 31(4):241-6.

Date Last Modified: 06/06/2016 - 13:17:48